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Gov. Cuomo says the New York curve might be flattening, but warns New Yorkers not to let their guard down

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo dedicated much of his Monday coronavirus briefing to outlining some potential good news when it comes to the Empire State's efforts to flatten the curve.
New hospitalizations are going down, discharges are going up, and New York's death toll - already at 4,758 - is actually performing below the models officials have been consulting.
However, Cuomo noted that the social distancing measures contributing to the recent slowdown must remain in place to protect New Yorkers, extending the state's stay-at-home order to April 29.
Once again, Cuomo lambasted New Yorkers for...
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Cuomo suggests coronavirus deaths in New York could be hitting apex

Cuomo suggests coronavirus deaths in New York could be hitting apex

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Just under 600 more New Yorkers have died of the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday - a grim tally, but one that further suggests that contagion may have reached its apex in the state. The contagion has now claimed 4,758 state residents, with 599 additional fatalities reported Monday, after 594 losses were logged Sunday...
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California sends 500 ventilators back to national stockpile

California sends 500 ventilators back to national stockpile

1 month ago   |   By Politico

OAKLAND - California is loaning 500 ventilators to states like New York where the coronavirus is exacting a deeper toll, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday.
"California is stepping up to help our fellow Americans in New York and across the country who are being impacted the hardest right now by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Newsom said in a statement.
The act of generosity completes a bi-coastal aid package after both Washington and Oregon lent medical supplies to New York, which is battling the nation's worst outbreak. Ventilators from California will flow into the Strategic National Stockpile...
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Coronavirus Update: Daily deaths in NY drop for the first time, Cuomo says

Coronavirus Update: Daily deaths in NY drop for the first time, Cuomo says

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The number of daily deaths and hospitalizations from coronavirus in New York State dropped for the first time, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, but added that the significance is not yet known.
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New York Coronavirus Live Stream: Watch Governor Andrew Cuomo's Latest Updates on COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The one-day death toll fell slightly in New York for the first time on Sunday.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk's Tesla factories are making won't be done in time to help during the apex of the coronavirus outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the ventilators Elon Musk's Tesla factories are making won't be done in time to help during the apex of the coronavirus outbreak

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that Elon Musk's ventilators can't be produced in time to help during the worst of the coronavirus outbreak.
"Nobody can make you a ventilator right now in two weeks," Cuomo said. "That's General Motors, that's Ford, that's Elon Musk. I don't care how big and how powerful, you can't make ventilators that fast because there are parts that have to come from other countries."
Musk has asked Tesla engineers to make ventilator parts out of car parts - Tesla posted a video Sunday of the company's progress so far.
Musk has been outspoken throughout the...
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